LOS ANGELES — Eric Weinberg, govt producer for the hit TV present “Scrubs,” was denied bail on Tuesday after pleading not responsible to sexually assaulting 5 girls whom prosecutors stated he lured to picture shoots.
Weinberg was arrested earlier this month after being charged with 18 felony counts together with rape, sexual battery by restraint, false imprisonment by use of violence and assault by way of drive more likely to trigger nice bodily harm, in response to the district lawyer’s workplace.
Weinberg entered not responsible pleas in the course of the arraignment Tuesday, and his attorneys argued for his launch pending the subsequent courtroom look.
Prosecutors referred to as Weinberg a possible hazard to society. Superior Court docket Choose Victoria B. Wilson agreed and denied bail whereas ordering Weinberg held in custody till he returns to courtroom Nov. 15.
Weinberg, 62, has been charged for alleged assaults between 2014 and 2019, however investigators stated they consider there could also be different victims of assaults relationship again to the Nineteen Nineties, District Lawyer George Gascón stated at an Oct. 6 information convention. He has urged every other accusers to return ahead.
LAPD Detective Ryan Lamar stated this month that investigators have been trying into data obtained from a tip line relating to different potential assaults by Weinberg.
Weinberg was co-executive producer on practically 100 episodes of the hospital dramedy “Scrubs” between 2000 and 2006 and in addition wrote practically a dozen episodes, in response to the IMDB web site.
He additionally was co-executive producer for “Californication” in 2007 and had producing and writing credit on different reveals, together with “Anger Administration,” “Males at Work,” “Veronica’s Closet” and “Politically Incorrect with Invoice Maher.”